Beats may have been working on a Sonos competitor before Apple killed it

Beats wanted to fill your home with wireless speakers that hooked directly into its music streaming service, but the plan was either scrapped or put on an extended hiatus after Apple bought the company, according to Variety. Beats had reportedly planned on releasing an large wireless speaker for the living...

Jurassic World’s Director on Tackling the Beloved Franchise

Director Colin Trevorrow talks about taking on a beloved dinosaur franchise, and working on getting it right. The post Jurassic World’s Director on Tackling the Beloved Franchise appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: WIRED Video Powered by WPeMatico...

Ford’s Returning to Le Mans to Kick More Euro Ass

Ford is returning to the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2016, hoping to beat the Europeans on their own soil. The post Ford’s Returning to Le Mans to Kick More Euro Ass appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Jordan Golson Powered by WPeMatico...

Podcasts Are Saving NPR

For the first time in six years, NPR is on track to break even financially as podcasts surge in popularity. The post Podcasts Are Saving NPR appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Julia Greenberg Powered by WPeMatico...

Heroes of the Storm Will Test Ban Systems This Summer

Blizzard will use Heroes of the Storm esports events this summer to test possible ban systems for the newly released MOBA, according to director Dustin Browder. In response to a question on Twitter about plans to add bans to Team League, the game’s most competitive mode, Browder had an...

DAN ARIELY, YVES BEHAR AND RODNEY BROOKS ON WHAT DONUTS AND GOOGLE MAPS HAVE IN COMMON

Last Friday was National Donut Day– only in America, right? Imagine our surprise when Dan Ariely, behavioral economist and author of Predictably Irrational, identified donuts as the technology(!) he is most worried about. Polymath industrial designer Yves Behar (fuseproject founder, Jawbone chief creative officer, and August COO) rebutted Ariely’s...

Gadget Lab Podcast: Oculus and Apple Show Off the Goods

David tells us all the latest news from Oculus, and the hosts discuss the changes at Twitter. Also, reactions to all the Apple news from WWDC. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Oculus and Apple Show Off the Goods appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Gadget Lab Staff...

Mariah Carey is the new public face of Game of War: Fire Age

Mariah Carey — pop icon, imperfect angel, elusive chanteuse — is replacing model Kate Upton as the public face of Game of War: Fire Age, according to TMZ. Carey’s commitment includes a seven-figure pay check; a 30-second commercial filmed by Alan Taylor, the director of Thor: The Dark World and the upcoming...